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Here’s your 90 second AM devotional!
Be merciful to those who doubt.
This is a little spoken of verse in a little spoken of book of the Bible. The Book Jude is so short that you only mention the verse by the verse; no chapter reference is needed since it only has one chapter. Jude was the brother of James, and both of them were the older half-brothers of Jesus. Jesus’ father Joseph was somewhat older than his mother Mary, and historians tell us that Joseph died shortly after the temple experience when Jesus was 12. Nevertheless, Jesus was their little brother and they not only adored Him, they followed Him and they “GOT HIM.” Jude says … “Hey give those who doubt my brother a break. Instead of judging them be merciful.”
I know we all have our formulas as to how we think someone should demonstrate they are a “Follower of Jesus.” But I ask You today dear Lord to help me be the provider of love and encouragement to the “Doubters” I meet. I’ll let You take care of signing them up. Amen